Thursday, January 16, 2020

The largest Fremont cottonwood in Skull Valley

This is the largest currently known Fremont cottonwood (Populus fremontii S. Watson). The tree has a circumference of 14.22 m and height of 31...

Port Orford Cedar near Hiouchi

The tallest known Port Orford Cedar (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana), 81.08 m tall, discovered in 2009. Diameter of the trunk is 280.4 cm. Location, GPS coordinates: Not disclosed Categories: Trees Values: Biology,...

Sugar Pine at Sierra Nevada mountains

The tallest known sugar pine (Pinus lambertiana), 83.5 m tall, discovered in 2015. Location, GPS coordinates: Not disclosed Categories: Trees Values: Biology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, California, undisclosed...

Sycamore in Santa Barbara (Sister Witness Tree)

Enormous sycamore (Platanus racemosa), with a circumference of 15.9 m, 28.65 m height. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.43627 N 119.81924 W Categories: Trees Values: Biology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America, United States,...

The Chandelier Tree

Enormous coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens (D. Don) Endl.) with large 1.83 x 2.64 m hole carved in the 1930s so that a car can...

Methuselah tree

One of the oldest trees in the world - a Great Basin bristlecone pine (Pinus longaeva D.K.Bailey). The tree in 2019 was 4,851 years...

Lost Monarch

One of the largest coast redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens (D. Don) Endl.) in the world. Volume 1,206 m³. Height 97.84 m, circumference 24.13 m (includes...

Devil’s Canyon Colossus

The largest incense-cedar (Calocedrus decurrens ((Torrey) Florin), volume 223 m3. 46.3 m high, circumference 11.7 m. Location, GPS coordinates: 41.35437 N 123.22849 W Categories: Trees Values: Biology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North...

Captain Jack Sparrow tree

Coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens (D. Don) Endl.) with a diameter of 8.9 m. This is the largest (by trunk diameter) redwood which is announced...

General Sherman tree

This giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum (Lindl.) J.Buchh.) is announced to be the largest tree of the world by volume. There are though unoficcial reports...